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Veterinary Medical Terminology (Online)



Program Description

To work in the veterinary field, you need to understand the medical language unique to the anatomy, physiology and pathology of animals. This online course will teach you the definition and uses of veterinary medical terminology. You will master veterinary medical terminology through a simplified learning process that builds on commonly used word parts. Each course lesson is designed to build on this foundation, with the material and illustrations focusing on the new word parts and definitions needed for success in the veterinary field.

Program Delivery

Total hours – 24

This program is delivered through online learning and consists of reading, hands on assignments, knowledge quizzes and final exam.

System Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • PC: Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.


Course Schedule

  • Option 1: Online, Self-Guided, Begin anytime on or after April 1
  • Option 2: Online, Instructor Moderated Begins April 17
  • Option 3: Online, Instructor Moderated Begins May 15
  • Option 4: Online, Instructor Moderated Begins June 12



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Course Info